Posts Tagged ‘arthritis’

Ginger For Arthritic Pain

November 11th, 2010

Benefits of Ginger Ginger Helps Arthritis: Research has shown that ginger is effective in treating arthritic pain. Just half a teaspoon of powdered ginger taken each day can ease the pain of arthritis. Alternatively, 35g, or about 6 teaspoons, of freshly grated ginger roots can be taken each day to help pain relief. Ginger increases circulation, which is probably why it has such a beneficial effect in treating arthritis: More blood circulates to the arthritic joints, and inflammatory poisons are carried away more efficiently when ginger is added to the diet. How To Take Your Ginger To Help Arthritic Pain: Take your powdered ginger ...

Electromagnetic Fields Affect Health

July 10th, 2010

How Electromagnetic Fields Affect You Today, I am going to write about electromagnetic fields in the city of Auckland which are currently affecting  my health. Dear Reader: It is interesting to me to note that this is my 100th post. I began writing about the effects of electromagnetic radiation on health when my sons first began this site for me. And here I am, 'celebrating' the 100th birthday of the site with a post on electromagnetic fields again. Very appropriate.  Still relevant.  Note:  It is not I who is 100. Just this post.  Regards, Merrilyn. This is a good time to put up ...

Importance of Copper

June 16th, 2010

COPPER is important in the daily diet. The importance of Copper cannot be underestimated, as copper has many functions. Some of the functions of copper are discussed below, to give some idea about the effect of copper on the body and the brain. Copper is essential for the absorption of iron in the body. Copper also  helps to form strong red blood cells which prevent you from becoming anaemic. Healthy blood cells prevent fatigue. Copper helps in the formation of bone and muscle tissue. It helps build strong cartilage which aids the smooth functioning of the joints. Copper helps to prevent osteoarthritis. It helps to prevent osteoporosis, because it ...

What Happens When Your Vitamin D Levels are Low

February 2nd, 2010

Dramatic Photo By Lachlan So - What happens when your vitamin D levels are low? Vitamin D Deficiency can result in diarrhoea, insomnia, anxiety, nervousness and muscle twitches. If Vitamin D levels are low over a long period of time, then you could risk becoming alcoholic, or drug-dependent, or suffer hypothyroidism or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Your Vitamin D can come from the sun's rays, or from the food you eat. Supplements may be necessary in some cases. Too Much Vitamin D Is Harmful. Be aware that too much Vitamin D can result in the same problems as those related to Vitamin D deficiency. You won't get too much ...

Cell Phones in Cars and Buses

January 12th, 2010

I have just returned to Auckland from Wellington on the day bus which left yesterday at 9 am. I always enjoy this trip with a good driver at the helm. The scenery is refreshing, and you can relax and enjoy it all the more because you are not the driver. The social aspect of travelling with people from other towns and countries is enjoyable. Of course, the refreshing, social and relaxing aspects of travelling by bus all go to pot if you have a driver whom you do not trust or who is on edge. I was lucky that the ...
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